Short Programs

MCI The Entrepreneurial School offers students and partner universities short as well as tailored programs giving you a taste of the city and the learning experience at our institution. You can join our 3-4 week winter or summer programs and develop in-depth knowledge. Expand your mind with short stays and induce big changes in your lives.

Our ideal location also makes it easier for you to visit nearby cities and countries - all it takes is a few-hours’ train ride to:

  • Salzburg, where Mozart used to live and “The Sound of Music” was filmed
  • Vienna, Austria’s gorgeous capital city with its rich imperial past
  • Venice, one of the world’s most romantic cities
  • Munich, city of the "Oktoberfest"

Talk to your academic advisor to see how credits earned in our short programs can be transferred to your home university; push your need to upskill and make your dreams a reality.


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MCI Winter Program

In our three-week winter program held in the month of February, we offer undergraduate courses with a focus on engineering and business. Pack your bags and enjoy experiential learning with lab work or case studies as well as exciting sports and leisure opportunities such as skiing, ice skating and sledging.

MCI Summer Program

In our 3-4 week summer program held from May end to June end, we offer undergraduate courses with a focus on entrepreneurship and business. Pack your bags and enjoy experiential learning with quizzes and case studies as well as exciting sports and leisure opportunities such as hiking, swimming, zip-lining or simply going for a relaxed stroll along the river Inn.


General Information

Step 1: Contact your Study Abroad Office and ask them to nominate you for our short
program (winter/summer). You will receive an email with the application details after the nomination deadline.

  • Nomination deadline for our winter program is December 02. 2022
  • Nomination deadline for our summer program is February 17. 2023


Step 2: Apply and select your courses online. Supporting documents needed for application:
Official Transcript of Records and a recent digital passport photo.

Step 3: We will send a letter of acceptance to your Study Abroad Office on receiving your

Step 4: Make all necessary travel, visa (if applicable), insurance and housing arrangements.

Step 5: Come & Join your program.

Students coming from most of MCI's partner universities will not be required to pay tuition fees for our short programs. All other students are required to pay program fees depending on their choice of courses. For more information on fees, please refer to our flyer or contact us at

All short programs do not include plane tickets, visa processing fees, housing or any personal expenses (e.g. meals, traveling, etc.).

We assist participants to find housing in Innsbruck for the duration of the short program, usually in a student dorm. Students, subsequently, book their rooms and pay their rent directly to the dorm.

Estimated living costs:
For rent, food and leisure activities you will need approx. EUR 1,000 (4 weeks). This amount, of course, will vary depending on your personal lifestyle. The following list shows rough estimates.

  • Housing: EUR 400
  • Food: EUR 300
  • Personal expenses: EUR 300 e.g. for recreation and travelling

By plane:
The three big international airports near Innsbruck are Munich, Frankfurt, and Vienna.
Flying into Innsbruck is the fastest way to get here, but it might also be the most expensive. Innsbruck airport is very close to the city center. Bus F brings you directly to the city center in approx. 10-15 minutes.

By train:
Innsbruck is also easily accessible by train. The main station is about 10 mins. from the city center. For more information visit the website of the Austrian Railways company ÖBB. Frequent train services are also available from Vienna and Munich airport.

By bus:
Flixbus from all over Europe or the airport shuttle Four Seasons Travel from Munich airport.

Programs for Universities

We also offer innovative customized packages to our partner universities for the internationalization of your faculty, staff and students as well as to complement or round off your own study programs and research activities. MCI The Entrepreneurial School has outlined a variety of customized programs for the following institutions:

  • St. Edward’s University (Austin/Texas)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (Daytona Beach/Florida)
  • Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology Haripur
  • Jiangsu Food & Pharmaceutical Science College
  • Bao Tou Light Industry Vocational Technical College
  • Charles University Prague
  • Warsaw University of Technology Business School
  • Bauman Moscow State Technical University
  • The National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology
 Kim Fladda, BA | Coordinator Transnational Education & Projects
Kim Fladda, BA Coordinator Transnational Education & Projects +43 512 2070 - 1627

Frequently asked questions

If you’re a student from a partner university, no course fees are charged. Your nomination will be counted in the mobility agreement we share with your university. For students joining our program as freemovers the listed course fees apply.

No, we do not provide any housing during these 3 or 4 weeks. However, we will support you in finding accommodation.

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